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A rendering of Vesta Development's proposed Sandy Hollow Cove apartments in Southampton

What are East End governments doing, anyway? Sept. 28 edition

Southampton Town Southampton Town has closed the public hearing on changes to a proposed affordable housing project in Tuckahoe known as Sandy Hollow Cove, after neighbors who originally supported the project told the town they

Orient causeway

A Day Without Cars

There’s been a lot of talk on the East End in recent years about a concept known as “intermodal transportation,” but when those words come up in conversation, a lot of peoples’ eyes seem

A rendering of Vesta Development's proposed Sandy Hollow Cove apartments in Southampton

What are East End governments doing, anyway? Sept. 23 edition

Southampton Town The Southampton Town Board is planning to open and close a public hearing on the proposed affordable Sandy Hollow Cove rental apartment complex in Tuckahoe scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 24, without comment, said

Classic boat, modern fittings. A Wooden Boat Works Creation. Greenport, Sept. 20.

The week in pictures. Sept. 15 through Sept. 21

There’s no escaping it: Everyone wants to be on the North Fork in the fall. The Beacon beat the crowds to the Maritime Festival on Friday, and then kept heading east. [easingsliderpro

The average deer carries over 600 ticks | Josie Wales for the North Fork Deer Management Alliance

The East End gets serious about deer ticks

East Enders have become galvanized to stamp down the scourge of deer ticks here over the past few weeks after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control announced in late August that there are 10


Rust tide spreads throughout bays

An algae bloom that began in the western Peconic Bays in mid-August has spread east, and now covers waters as far from its origins in Flanders Bay and MeetingHouse Creek as Accabonac Harbor in

The last thing I remember before a terrifying, soaking wet day on the water.

Sail for your life: A true story

I have a confession and it’s not a pretty one. I’m a terrible dinghy sailor. Sure, I can put on a good act of hauling in sheets, raising halyards, splicing the main brace and doing

A typical summer sunset in Southampton.

Friday is first-ever Car Free Day on Long Island

Long Islanders, like most Americans, love their cars, but this Friday they’re being asked to do something few of us can imagine: leave them parked home, in our garages and driveways, and venture out

Time is a jet plane, it moves too fast. September 11, 2013.

The Week in Pictures: Sept. 7 through Sept. 14

Take a walk on the east side of Long Island with us. [easingsliderpro

Congressman Tim Bishop held a press conference in Orient this morning to announce he's introducing legislation to keep Plum Island from being auctioned off.

Opinion: The skinny on the Tim Bishop ethics probe

These facts have been placed into the record: Back a long time ago, before recent memory, in 2002, Tim Bishop defeated Felix Grucci, of the famed Fireworks by Grucci company in Bellport, to become

The entrance to Montauk Inlet, which is slated to be dredged by the Army Corps of Engineers

What are East End governments doing, anyway? Sept. 12 edition

Dredging and swimming and Tide Runners are on the minds of our elected leaders and the people who talk to them this week. Summer nostalgia is in the air. East Hampton East Hampton is now considering

Gene Casey

The Lone Sharks turn 25; a perfect reason for a Bay Street bash

Once upon a time in 1988, Gene Casey was a singer, songwriter and guitarist who’d just come to Sag Harbor to take a summer job on a construction crew, after struggling to make it

This kid wants YOU to vote

It’s primary day! Don’t act so excited!

Voting may not be all that much fun any more without all those neat-o levers to pull, but this primary season is proving to be a wacky one on the East End. And if

Bryan Boyhan sends off another fleet into a heat by the Sag Harbor bridge Sunday afternoon

The not-so-secret meaning of HarborFest

Sag Harbor was always a scrappy little town, and when John Steinbeck was on the scene here in the early 1960s, the scrappy little town decided it should celebrate itself. HarborFest was called the Old

Ron Rothman discusses Pacific Northwest issues with a potential voter from Coos Bay, Oregon.

This man is trying to paint Southold blue

There’s only one thing to do in Southold on a quiet Friday morning after Labor Day, and that’s to take your out-of-state relatives down to Rothman’s Department Store to visit the aisles where Albert

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